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July 3, 2015
by Raushannah Johnson-Verwayne,Psy.D.


The Power in the Practice of Mindfulness

July 3, 2015 23:59 by Raushannah Johnson-Verwayne,Psy.D.  [About the Author]

Although the brain is complex, it requires regular maintenance in order to operate at its full capacity. Mindfulness is likened to closing the apps running in the background on a smart phone in order to increase speed and performance. Slowing down and living in the moment can actually improve the function of the mind, body, and overall life experience (Albeinz & Holmes, 2000). [More]

March 23, 2015
by Chris Shreve, PhD (Candidate), LPC, NCC


Keeping patients connected using app technology

March 23, 2015 07:55 by Chris Shreve, PhD (Candidate), LPC, NCC   [About the Author]

Clinicians have long known that a client’s failure to practice skills learned in therapy can be associated with higher relapse rates. As a result of this, many techniques and models have been created in order to assist patients in maintaining the clinical progress that they have achieved in their typical once a week session. Many providers have often wondered, “What are better ways to keep patients engaged between sessions or the ‘off time?” [More]

January 28, 2015
by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle,Phd


Pain, Stress, Depression: Evidence Proves the Connection

January 28, 2015 07:55 by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle,Phd  [About the Author]

Pain usually is our body’s way of telling us something is wrong and needs to be handled. Not only a physical experience, pain also has a significant emotional component. And the two, pain and emotions, sometimes work together in a negative way to make each one more noticeable. Pain is something everyone experiences at some time in their lives. And some people live daily with pain from chronic conditions or some other physical health problem. [More]